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  • Beeb back in Hungerford

    Thursday, 16 July 2015.

    The Beeb were in town again last Thursday this time broadcasting during the BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast show. Susanne Courtney was the roaming reporter of the morning “People are so friendly her...

    Well, I Never Did! It’s Norman Wisdom!

    Wednesday, 18 February 2015.

    Local window cleaner Adam Winslet nearly fell off his ladder when he saw who he thought was Norman Wisdom walking through Hungerford. ...

    Picture perfect!

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014.

    Those brilliant photographers of Hungerford Camera Club continue to delight us with their award winning compositions. We are happy to publish the following, a highly commended shot called Peony’...

    Hungerford Camera Club exhibition – success in pictures

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    Micky Thompson’s prizewinning photo ‘A Golden Pear’ With nearly 300 photographs from 28 club members, this year’s 27th annual exhibition from Hungerford Camera Club attracted over 300 visitor...

    Tour of Britain cyclists race through Hungerford

    Monday, 15 September 2014.

    The 205 km stage six of the 2014 Tour of Britain raced through Hungerford on its way from Bath to Hemel Hempstead – and Hungerford came out in crowds to cheer the cyclists on their high-speed way. T...

    Charity race raises a quacking £1800-00

    Friday, 29 August 2014.

    There were 48 of them, all trained and toned to racing perfection and they came to Hungerford to race for fame and glory. They left victorious after raising over £1800 for charity. Yes, the ra...

    Hungerford - blooming beautiful!

    Friday, 01 August 2014.

    Resplendent in red, that's Hungerford High Street looking picture perfect with its fabulous floral decoration in a colour chosen to commemorate WW1...

    Soaked but successful

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014.

    Through the worst weather a British summer can offer, the intrepid cyclists of Team Inkpen peddled through the puddles for 400km to Blackpool to raise essential funds for our Community First Responders...

    Elcot Park – return to splendour

    Monday, 09 June 2014.

    Contemporary fabrics and colours with traditional period features and detail The £300,000 first phase of renovation at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel has just been revealed and the investm...

    Competition success for local author

    Friday, 16 May 2014.

    Hungerford author Iris Lloyd has had another writing success as her World War 2 short story ‘The Potters Field’ has just been placed 4th in a national competition. Iris’s work is already nat...
    Ultimate Wedding Show 2018
    This September, Donnington Grove Hotel will be hosting their 2018 Wedding Show, offering a relaxed day out for couples tying the knot. On Sunday the 2nd of September they will hold an immersive wedding show...

    Donnington Grove Wedding Fair exhibitors preview part 3
    The third part in our series featuring wedding suppliers who will be exhibiting at the Donningtone Grove Country Club Wedding Fair on Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am.

    Everything you need for your wedding, at Donnington Grove
    Sunday 2nd September, 2018 at 11:00am Weddings can be stressful, but they don’t have to be! Whether you are starting from scratch or looking for the final touches for your day, Donnington Grove’s Wedding show 2018 has everything you need to bring it all together

    A cruise for me, free for you!
    Fancy experiencing a cruise and bringing your loved one for free?

    A brand new local jobs board
    Hungerford TOWNSITE™ is well established as a conduit for local people featuring news, events, attractions and special offers and NOW we've added a LOCAL JOBS BOARD to our already successful mix. This comprehensive section aims to connect with local job hunters in a friendly and more engaging way

    Luxury Health Club offer: FREE personal training sessions
    We all know that getting fit is imperative to feeling great and looking our best but finding the right place to exercise can be the missing piece of the jigsaw.

    Make a wish come true
    David Chambers and his colleagues from Elcot Park Hotel in Newbury have taken on a challenge.

    Open Studio at Little hidden farm
    Local artists Sue and Claire Acworth are participating in Marlborough Open Studios: an event where artists across the North Wessex Chalk Downs (AONB) open their studios for members of the public to come and view their work in its natural setting.

    Beautiful Neranjo Limestone: 20% off
    Treat your home this summer with these beautiful flagstones in Neranjo limestone.

    Three Swans exclusive: 25% off your food bill
    The Three Swans in Hungerford are offering a sizzling summer deal this month for Townsite readers.

    Getting to know you… Cobbs, much more than a farm shop
    As you walk into Cobbs newly refurbished and extended café, it’s easy to see why this business is thriving.

    Get pampered at Donnington Grove
    This month Donnington Grove Hotel has revealed its grand opening of Avalon Retreat: a purpose built new salon set in the grounds of this beautiful hotel.

    #2 laid back honeymoon ideas 2018
    Pick an idyllic spot in the Mediterranean, combine it with panoramic coastal walks, snorkeling and beautiful turquoise waters to make it a perfect honeymoon!

    Freedom of the town awards
    Last month, three upstanding citizens from our local community: Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and Catherine Wooliston were presented with the prestigious Freedom of the Town award for 2018, recognising their unique contributions to Hungerford.

    Luxury honeymoon on a budget
    Are you getting married over the Christmas period in 2018? Fare Wise Travel are offering an exclusive 7-night winter beach-chillout honeymoon with an all-inclusive luxury package.

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Compared to many towns, Hungerford High Street is in good shape. It is better now than it has been for years...

    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience.

    Next time you visit Littlecote House keep a wary eye out for ghosts. That black dog you see on the stairs may not be all it seems!

    Enjoy your visit and don't foget to let us know how it went